Tammy Tecklenburg

  • Principal
  • Tecklenburg Advisors

As a visionary leader in the auto care industry for 25+ years, Tammy Tecklenburg has been instrumental in launching three companies and contributing to eight M&A transactions for startups and industry leaders including Honeywell, Armored AutoGroup, Spectrum Brands and Energizer Holdings. Tecklenburg is a change champion, consistently fostering business transformation and optimizing operations by improving performance, processes, and people. She is a relationship builder and servant leader, known for inspiring and empowering high-performance global teams.


Throughout her career, Tecklenburg has been a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  She served the auto care industry as President, Women in Auto Care, a global community focused on connecting, empowering, and mentoring women. She led the launch of the industry’s first formal mentor program in 2014 and has been recognized for making a significant impact to the development of the next generation of leaders with the 2015 “Auto Care Woman of the Year”, 2018 Ratchet & Wrench “All Star” and the 2021 “Women at the Wheel” industry awards.


Tecklenburg is a member of the Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement’s (CADIA) Advisory Board, the Women in Automotive Board of Directors, the Auto Care Association’s Board of Directors and serves as an advisor to the Young Automotive Networking Group (YANG). She recently partnered with CADIA to lead the way in engaging the auto care industry in a meaningful and collaborative dialogue about diversity, equity, and inclusion accelerating the pace of change. She was certified in Leading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Northwestern University and Executive Women’s Leadership from Yale.


Tecklenburg launched an advisory firm in 2019 focused elevating business, brands, and people.  She collaborates with clients that are making a difference, most notably supporting the launch of Germinator, an organization guided by world class scientific advisors in the fight against Covid-19.  She continues to contribute as their chief commercial officer to provide the next generation of protection for the new generation of germs.